Denise H Rhoney, Pharm.D.

Chair, Practice Advancement and Clinical Education Ron & Nancy McFarlane Distinguished Professor Chair - PACE

Denise H. Rhoney, Pharm.D., is the Ron and Nancy McFarlane Distinguished Professor and chair of the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

After receiving her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Rhoney completed one residency in general clinical pharmacy and another residency in critical care specialty at the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky. She also completed a clinical research fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Glaxo. After the completion of that fellowship, she spent 16 years at Wayne State University working with the neurocritical care team at Detroit Receiving Hospital before coming to UNC.

Rhoney is a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Neurocritical Care Society, where she serves on the board of directors. She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the Presidential Award of Teaching Excellence at Wayne State University.

Research

Rhoney’s research has focused mainly on traumatic brain injury and acute stroke. She has expertise in cerebrospinal fluid pharmacokinetics of pharmacologic agents and therapeutic optimization of neurocritical care. She has published nine book chapters, five book reviews, and more than 100 articles and abstracts in Pharmacotherapy, Neurology, Neurocritical Care and other journals.

Education, Certification and Licensure

July 1993 to June 1995
Clinical Research/Drug Development Fellowship
Glaxo Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

July 1992 to June 1993
Critical Care Specialty Residency (ASHP Accreditated)
Albert B. Chandler Medical Center
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

July 1991 to June 1992
General Clinical Pharmacy Residency (ASHP Accreditated)
Albert B. Chandler Medical Center
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

1989 to 1991
Doctor of Pharmacy with High Distinction
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, Kentucky

1990
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with High Distinction
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, Kentucky

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